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The FAA is warning the city of Santa Monica to treat pilots and tenants fairly while the airport remains open.
The city council is expected to vote on a resolution that would help it hasten the closure of Santa Monica Airport.
There must be a better way to replicate modern integrated flight decks in low-cost simulators so pilots can use them for realistic practice.
The latest decision is the FAA's response to the city of Santa Monica's appeal in a complaint brought by airport tenants and operators.
Avionics sales for the first half of 2016 amounted to more than $1.1 billion, according to the AEA.
The year-long project will launch in January, and will see the airport's main runway closed for nearly three months.
Test flight involved a high-speed run followed by an in-flight break-up
The event drew nearly 563,000 people and 2,855 showplanes.
Medical reform, new technology and data initiatives were topics addressed by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta at EAA AirVenture 2016.
Quest has expanded its facilities and will soon start constructing its own paint shop.